News Column

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Assigned Patent

May 2, 2014

By Targeted News Service

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 2 -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., has been assigned a patent (8,701,927) developed by six co-inventors for "nanoparticle thin-film coatings for enhancement of boiling heat transfer." The co-inventors are Eric Christopher Forrest, Berlin, Mass., Jacopo Buongiorno, Burlington, Mass., Robert E. Cohen, Jamaica Plain, Mass., Lin-wen Hu, Lexington, Mass., Erik Howard Williamson, Somerville, Mass., and Michael F. Rubner, Westford, Mass.

The patent application was filed on Feb. 10, 2010 (12/703,228). The full text of the patent can be found at

Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.


For more stories covering the world of technology, please see HispanicBusiness' Tech Channel

Source: Targeted News Service

Story Tools Facebook Linkedin Twitter RSS Feed Email Alerts & Newsletters